Tag: Internet of Things

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

What awaits the telecoms industry in 2024? (Reader Forum)

December 5, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The telecommunications sector is at the forefront of transformative change, driven by technological innovations and evolving consumer demands. As we approach 2024, several prominent trends are poised to reshape the industry, encompassing a wide array of advancements. We delve into […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

The telecommunications boom: Factors driving industry growth (Reader Forum)

December 1, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Rapid growth in technology has led to a boom in the telecommunications industry. New advancements pave the way as professionals connect with consumers and keep their businesses running. Whether a small business reaches out via email or pings an app, […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

FCC considers public safety, IoT spectrum needs

October 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is taking a new look at the spectrum needs of public safety and the internet of things, and the agency officially rescinded rules passed under the Trump administration that would have allowed state-by-state leasing of 50 […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

What Big Data Can Do for the Recycling Industry

September 24, 2020

Via: Waste360

As a digital innovator at Nestle, my work ranged from cloud-based user applications to using automation at manufacturing facilities for the use of the internet of things (loT), with the goal of using technology for improving product quality and manufacturing […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

How drones can make inspections smart and automated for utilities

September 16, 2020

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The coronavirus pandemic has hit energy companies in several significant ways. Chief among these is how utilities carry out field inspections of vital equipment during times of lockdown. For many of these power firms, they have found the answer in […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

Bill would create cybersecurity grant program for state and local governments

April 9, 2019

Via: StateScoop

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Cory Gardner introduced legislation Monday that would authorize the Department of Homeland Security to give state and local governments grants to purchase additional cybersecurity resources and hire more information-security personnel. Under the State Cyber Resiliency […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

The three major challenges for utilities

September 28, 2018

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The utilities industry faces new opportunities and challenges brought on by the march of a digital revolution, and by how this has changed end user expectations of their services providers. Utilities today are being encouraged to up their game to […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

Unlocking the untapped potential of IoT in utilities

August 16, 2018

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The Internet of Things is already causing waves across both the consumer and business landscapes, with market intelligence company IDC projecting worldwide spending to reach $772bn in 2018 – an increase of 14.6 per cent over the $674bn that spent […]

Basic Services, Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Cybersecurity: How utilities can prepare the next generation smart grid

February 12, 2018

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

Cyber attacks have dominated the headlines and devastated a slew of companies over the past few years – from Equifax to Yahoo, Deloitte to Merck – compromising millions of people’s information and costing billions of dollars in losses to those […]

Basic Services

US Utilities to Spend $20 Billion on Customer Analytics Through 2021

November 8, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Analytics capabilities are entering a third evolutionary stage at utilities, forming ecosystems of customer insights and engagement. The spread of distributed energy resources (DERs) is driving the creation of new analytics and IT ecosystems for utilities. These ecosystems have become […]

Miscellaneous, Social Security, Social Services

Study: Transportation Victimized the Most by IoT Attacks

September 12, 2017

Via: Waste360

A new study compiled by internet security firm Arctic Wolf Networks determined that the industry suffering from the most frequent Internet of Things (IoT) attacks right now is transportation, with 29% companies polled in that sector indicating they have already […]